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New London Restaurant Hosts Free Breakfast for Coast Guard Families

A New London restaurant wanted to do something to help federal employees who are affected by the partial government shutdown and hosted a free meal this morning.

Mr. G’s Restaurant, at 452 Williams St. in New London, hosted a free breakfast buffet on Friday, Jan. 25 for all Coast Guard service members, employees, contractors and their families who have been negatively affected by the government shutdown.

There are just over 300 active duty, 1,100 cadets and 100 civilians at the Coast Guard Academy working without pay and 160 civilians on furlough during the federal government shutdown, Petty Officer Second Class Lauren Loughlin, the spokesperson for the academy, recently said.

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